Dividend Millionaire Numbers Grow ({{commentsTotal}})

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The number of people who earned a million or more euros from dividends grew to 29 last year, from only 20 a year earlier.

Sergei Petrov, who is in the transit business, took out 7.3 million euros to head the table, pushing last year's winner, casino operator Armin Karu (4.5 million euros) to second place, Äripäev reported today.

Sergei Glinka and Maksim Liksutov, co-owners of a transit company, tied for third with 2.8 million, followed by Vjatseslav Rabotsev (telecommunications, 2.7 million) and Alar Tamming (currency exchange, 2.3 million euros).